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named ralphie, his one wish for christmas? >> no. you'll shoot your eye out. >> 30 years later, we find him. and you'll learn what he's doing to make your family smile this holiday. >>> good evening. tonight, the supreme court of the united states says it is time to decide one of the most highly charged issues in this country. gay marriage. they have agreed to rule on the question, do same sex couples have a right to get married under the u.s. constitution? it will be a history-making decision, and surprisingly, it's an 83-year-old woman at the center of this case. and abc's expert on the supreme court, terry moran, is here right now. terry? >> reporter: well, diane, constitutionally, it doesn't get any bigger than this. the country's changed so much on this issue. the real question is, how much? and, like so many landmark cases, as you point out, this one begins with the story of one american. this case is going to go down in history as edie windsor versus the united states. edie windsor, 83 years old, is a widow now. but she had 42 happy years with the love of her life -- thea spyer.
's the younger brother and the school bully and at the center of it all it's ralphie, the boy who want asbe bee gun and the story that has become a hit broadway show. today ralphie is all groan up. and here is abc's neal karlinsky with another look. >> reporter: whether you celebrate christmas or not there are as few movies as celebrates in the holidays as this one. >> what do you want for christmas little boy? >> reporter: "a christmas story" is the eggnog of cinema. >> you will shoot your eye out kid. ho-ho-ho. >> reporter: most know him as ralphie, the boy with big eyes and wide expression forever linked to the role of a kid who wants nothing more than a beebe gun for christmas. >> did you want a beebe gun or not so much? >> i had a beebe gun before that. >> reporter: today ralphie is all grown up. he is peter billingsley. >> are you surprised that people still recognize you and come up to you for that role? i watched someone out front come up to you. >> i look somewhat the same. >> reporter: the kid who almost shot his eye out first was messy marvin in a series of wildly popular hershey's c
-old ralphie parker. it's something of a cockeyed look at christmas. >> would you look at that! >> reporter: ralphie's dad obsessive over a leg lamp he won in a contest. >> it reminds me of the fourth of july! >> reporter: a pack of dogs makes off with christmas dinner. and santa is anything but jolly. >> what do you want for christmas, little boy? >>. >> reporter: it's like the seinfeld of christmas movies. what do you mean by that? >> well, in some ways it's the commitment to the mundane. >> reporter: for 41-year-old peter billingsley looks familiar, that's because he played ralphie. >> it's the simple little things that drive you crazy around christmas. trying to get your little brother to eat, picking a tree, trying to cook a turkey, all those things. >> reporter: now billingsley is one of the producers of "a christmas story: the broadway musical." ♪ get there on the double! >> reporter: 12-year-old johnny rabb plays ralphie. ♪ ralphie too the rescue -- >> reporter: ten-year-old zach ballard is randy's brother randy, the one who memorably pigs out on mashed potatoes. >> good! that's
: >>megyn: years ago i was at a wedding in arizona and i met ralphy, we are about the same age. he was the nicest guy. he was a huge child star and now a successful producer and director in hollywood. he executive produced "the breakup" among many others. so, hats off to you ralphy. >>shepard: the news begins anew on "studio b," house republicans say they are moving forward with their backup plan, plan b, to avoid the fiscal cliff but the president will veto it. that is going well. where it stands on the battle over taxes and spending. a deadly winter storm system. whiteout conditions state after state leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power from the rockies to the gulf of mexico. it is creating a travel nightmare ahead of the holiday weekend. >> you do realize it is the last day of the world, right? the last day of the world. enjoy it. thank you, mayans. that is ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b" today. but first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, the state department learned painful lessons from the attack on the consulate in benghazi,
bullies of all-time. scott farcus, the them nis of ralphie in "a christmas story." he's the one getting bulled now, by the maker of a board game after that classic. he's suing the national collectible entertainment association for fraud, claiming the company used his image without his permission and without paying him. >> it's not the way you're supposed to treat people. and in my gut, it felt unfair. and it was the perfect example of being bullied. >> reporter: ward said he did give permission for this action figure to be made. he claims that the national entertainment collectibles association never mentioned the board game. >> i had never been told about this. i was shocked. absolutely shocked. >> reporter: his lawsuit quotes e-mails from the movie studio, like this one, warning the board gamemaker, you cannot ship this product without approval from the actor. ward claimed the company tricked the studio into thinking it did have permission to make the games and sold thousands of them. >> they expected to me to roll over, suck my thumb and go home. and complain and whine about it. but
, the yellow-eyed nemesis to ralphy in "a christmas story." in real life, ward claims he's being bullied by the maker of a board game patterned after that 1983 holiday classic. he's suing the national entertainment collectibles association for fraud, claiming the company used his image without permission and without paying him. >> it's not the way you're supposed to treat people, and in my gut, it just felt unfair and it was the perfect example of being bullied. >> reporter: ward says he did given permission for a seven-inch action figure to be made. but he claims the organization never mentioned the board game. >> i had never been told about this. i was shocked, absolutely shocked. >> reporter: his lawsuit quotes e-mails from the studio like this one, warning you cannot ship this product without approval from the actor. ward claims they tricked the studio into thinking they did have permission to make the games and sold thousands of them. >> they expected me to roll over, suck my thumb and go home. and complain and whine about it but really do nothing. and i just couldn't do that. >> re
. where is ralphy now? >>> did you get a fruitcake this year? at least your not in england. we struggle to unwrap the mystery of his homeland's most
ralphie down the slide. everyone loves that. a little bit of american family in that one. >> shocking result for number two. ♪ >> this is a very heralded "kumar 3-d christmas." we have it on good authority that the director voted in this contest. he's a big fan of the show. >> we like to hear that. we have all kinds of audiences on the overnight. so glad to hear the director is a big fan. >> and number one, drumroll, please. we have "national lampoons christmas vacation" from 1989. >> this is my favorite. we want to thank the folks who voted on this. this is my personal favorite. i've seen it 20,000 times. every time i still laugh at this. who doesn't love the griswolds? classic moments here. so what was your favorite? >> my favorite, cousin eddie, who epitomizes class, class, class. >> say it, clark. >> what are you looking at? >> oh, the silent majesty of a winter's morn. the clean, cool chill of the holiday hair. then that [ bleep ] in his bathrobe emptying a chemical toilet into my sewer. >> looks like a scene from my backyard back in my hometown. >> randy quaid. save a neck for
on 34th street, ralphie's neighborhood, but much of the world celebrates christmas, even senegal has santa claus though many people are muslim there. many families take kids to sit on santa's knee and decorate their homes with lights just as we do here. and of course at christmas children the same the world over. in japan you find mirror image child like wonder when the magic moment arrives. suddenly it is your turn to get the gift. you open the present. as you can see that is when the real fun begins. just a simple joy of getting a new toy. look at her face. now to cathedral square in moscow, this is a giant christmas tree in the kremlin. it's the biggest in russia. designers decorated it using a patriotic theme mixing the colors of the russian flag, red, white, and blue. and finally, syria. in a country now engaged in civil war these peaceful christmas scenes stand in stark contrast. true spirit of christmas, peace, joy, somehow in the middle of the chaos syrians taking a few precious moments to remember. well, we all know the song even if we don't know all the words. 12 days of ch
of a major lawsuit, and ralphie may not be able to protect the producers from farcus in this one. "a christmas story" in kelly's court. ♪ muck ♪ the weather outside is frightful ♪ ♪ but the fire is so delightful ♪ nothing melts away the cold like a hot, delicious bowl of chicken noodle soup from campbell's. ♪ let it snow, let it snow ♪ megyn: new pictures of a heartbreaking tribute to one of the youngest victims of the new towb massacre. 7-year-old daniel barden is remembered as a kind, outgoing boy who dreamt of becoming a firefighter like his uncles. we just got some more pictures in which we wanted to share. yesterday in tribute firefighters from as far away as new york city lined the street outside the catholic church in newtown, forming an honor guard as the hearse carrying daniel's body passed. firemen in full gear and uniforms saluted the little boy, recognizing the young child who hoped to join their ranks one day. another photo shows a man riding in the funeral procession holding a piece of paper out the window with the simple message, thank you all. look at th
in my business, it's all related. vince vaughn came to see "lombardi" and the original ralphi and they created new tv series "sullivan and son" and put me on it. peter asked me to play this part in "a christmas story." >> do you love it? >> i love it and i never sing one note. >> this movie was a classic. this is the first co-edmovie i went to. i was in the sixth grade. it has significance for me. a lot of movies they get transferred to broadway, you can totally see it. there was a scene with a leg lamp. >> it is right out of an old musical. >> is there a song, "you'll shoot your eye out." >>. >> yes. really broadway pros. >> the clip we played, though, in essence in the clip we showed, you're playing yourself. >> never play myself. >> wait, that's why i ask -- hold on a second. >> i bet you cry. >> that's why i asked if you love it because it seems like you when we see you up there. >> well, you know, my mentor was charles durnig and they both had the same philosophy. it took me ten years to act and ten more years to learn how not to. >> take that a step further. what do you
, a leg. you know, like a statue. >> a statue. >> yes. a statue. >> yeah. a statue. >> ralphie. >> no, it's a lamp. for favorite animated holiday movies rudolph the red nosed reindeer and charlie brown christmas tied for first place. here are a couple holiday movies only because they're opening today. first, "jangle unchained." >> i heard you been telling everybody man dango's ain't no damn good and nothing anybody is selling is any good. i'm curious. what makes you such a mandango expert? >> i'm curious what makes you so curious. >> get my gun! >> also opening today is "les miserables" starring ann hathaway ♪ deliver me from this hell i'm living ♪ >> so if you even want to be more depressed this holiday season go check out those movies. anyway, we want to review those movies and tell you if they're worth seeing or not. our senior editor from rotten tomatoes.com gray drake is with me now. good morning and merry christmas. >> merry christmas. >> i'm glad you have your santa hat on. we love that. >> thank you. anything i can do. ho, ho, ho. >> well, like i said, these two movies aren't
the christmas tree. thanks again. >>> like charlie brown's scrawny little christmas tree and ralphy's longing for a bb gun, the song about the 12 days of christmas is part of a tradition. if you tried to buy those things in the catalog, sticker shock. here's richard quest. >> so you've decided to be very traditional in our christmas presents this year. you're going to buy the 12 days of christmas. you know, all the items that are in the song. well pnc bank has worked out how much tm cost and it's 5% interest. this is why it's more expensive. let's start with a partridge in a pear tree. up 11%. the cost of feed, housing, housing and storage and pear trees raised the cost. then you have those five gold rings. you know the price of gold is very high. as a result it's up 16.3%. those gold rings are pretty pricey. so on to the living things, the six geese alaying. up nearly 13% because of storage and feed stock, the seven swans a swimming up 11.1%. what about the humans? what about the maids amilking. they're unchanged and manual labor, unskilled. once you get to the drummers drumming, it's up 5.5
loria who plays ralphie as a grown exup he walks around through the entire play and it was sold out even through sandy and last night it was official. first musical i liked. that is my family and my brother's family. dan when he realized myny few would be involved in drama, he walked him around to everybody in the stage to connect him. >> allyson: your family looks happy to have been there. >> steve: if you loved the movie starring peter billingsley. you will talk about that on the radio. >> brian: you know how you come on the radio on a weekly basis. >> steve: kilmeade and friends. you need friends on the radio. >> brian: i would hope you would be the friend and not the one playing on the radio. six years we are doing and now there is a problem with xm portion of sirius . on satellite it is so important. xm, the talks have broken off. >> steve: talking about pulling the plug on fox news talk. allep combs and dave ramsey and job gibson. >> allyson: and your show. it is beautiful about it it makes news every week. >> steve: sometimes ally helps you with it. >> allyson: sometimes stuff we
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